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Occupational Therapist – Christchurch

Organisation Laura Fergusson Brain Injury Trust
Area, City Christchurch
Advert reference 5262332
Contact person Linda Prattley
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Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by 27 November 2020.

Contact telephone 03 335 0541
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 27-11-2020


Permanent Full time

Are you a dynamic, experienced Occupational Therapist who wants to increase their skills working in the field of brain injury? Laura Fergusson Brain Injury Trust has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our highly skilled interdisciplinary community rehabilitation team.

About Us

Laura Fergusson Brain Injury Trust is an independent, charitable organisation that specialises in assessing, rehabilitating and supporting those impacted by brain, spinal and other injuries in the South Island of New Zealand. Our purpose is to assist clients in achieving independence, inclusion and quality of life. We provide a full continuum of integrated assessment, rehabilitation and support services for people with brain and other injuries, carried out by our highly skilled interdisciplinary team.

About the Role

  • Assessment and treatment of clients who have suffered traumatic brain injury and the development of rehabilitation interventions supporting their return to everyday lives.
  • Whilst working primarily with clients with TBI and concussion, you will also be involved with spinal cord and musculoskeletal injuries, with opportunities to upskill and increase your knowledge base.

What we Offer:

  • A friendly team focused working environment.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Professional development and regular in-service training.
  • Reimbursement of APC and Professional Memberships.
  • Gym membership at corporate rates.

About You:

  • Registered Occupational Therapist approved by the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand.
  • A minimum of two years full time post qualification experience in neurological rehabilitation, ideally with traumatic brain injury clients.
  • Must have knowledge of neurological rehabilitation practices within an interdisciplinary team,
  • Willing to work within the Mission and Vision of Laura Fergusson Trust
  • Confident working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment alongside other members of the team.

Don’t miss this opportunity to work with a great team, great clients and in a fun and flexible working environment.

For more information and a copy of the position description, visit our website www.lfbit.co.nz or contact Linda Prattley, OT Clinical Lead on 03 335 0541 or [email protected]

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Applying for the role

Please apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to [email protected] by 27 November 2020.

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